|Stage and fancy dancing. - F. C. Nott ...|
Although the manual begins with a description of the "five ballet positions," the book is intended for amateurs. Nott presents directions for thirty steps such as leap, boure [sic]-quick, hop, dash, slide, and paddle step. Included also are choreographies for over twenty dances such a "Skip Rope Dance," "Skirt Dance,""Cloak Dance," "Witches Dance," and "Cachucha.
Keywords: Authors: F: F. C. Nott ; Titles: S
|Histoire anecdotique et pittoresque de la danse chez les peuples anciens et modernes ... - F. Fertiault ...|
Large portions of this manual on the history of dance are borrowed from other sources including Mme Élise Voiart's Essai sur la danse. The author begins with an examination of Greek and Roman dance and continues through the court dances of Louis XII and Catherine de Médicis. The discussion on French theatrical dance includes mention of two well-known ballerinas, Fanny Elssler and Fanny Cerrito. A wide range of Renaissance and Baroque dances is discussed including the gavotte, pavane, sarabande...
Keywords: Authors: F: F. Fertiault ; Titles: H
|Clendenen's treatise on elementary and classical dancing ... - F. Leslie Clendenen ...|
Dancing master Clendenen's book is meant for teachers of dance and he covers the basic building blocks of teaching beginning with the positions of the feet and body. Technical terms (with correct pronunciation), preparatory exercises, bows and curtseys are included as well as sections of attitudes and poses, correct and incorrect positions. The manual concludes with instructions on how to teach ten fancy dances that include "Highland Fling," "Sailor's Hornpipe," "Twentieth-Century Skirt Dance," ...
Keywords: Authors: F: F. Leslie Clendenen ; Titles: C
|Le cotillon et les quadrilles actuels; traité théorique et pratique, - F. Paul ...|
This manual provides instructions for the figures of five quadrilles including one for three couples (rather than the normal four couples). However, the main focus of the book is on the cotillon (also known as the German), a group dance consisting of a series of party games of figures. The manual provides 182 figures.
Keywords: Authors: F: F. Paul ; Titles: L
|Nvove inventioni di balli; opera vaghissima nella quale si danno i giusti modi del ben portar la vita, et di accommodarsi con ogni leggiadria di mouimento alle creanze et gratie d'amore. Conueneuoli a tutti i cavalieri, & dame, per ogni sorte di ballo, ba - Francia. Con figure ... in rame et regole della musica et intauolatura quali si richieggono al suono et al canto. Divisa in tre trattati ...|
Originally published as Le gratie d'amore in 1602, this manual is considered one of them most valuable and diverse primary sources on Italian court dance. Divided into three parts, the first part illuminates the career and students of dancing master Cesare Negri (ca. 1536-ca. 1604; also known as Il Trombone); the second is devoted to the era's most virtuosic dance type, the galliard; and the third section details a wide repertory of additional steps utilized in the treatise's forty-three choreog...
Keywords: Authors: F: Francia. Con figure ... in rame et regole della musica et intauolatura quali si richieggono al suono et al canto. Divisa in tre trattati ; Titles: N
|A treatise on the use and peculiar advantages of dancing and exercises, considered as a means of refinement and physical development ... - Francis Mason.|
In this book dancing master Mason attempts to make a case for the advantages of dancing and traces the development of dance from ancient times. As part of his argument, Mason often distinguishes between the dance of civilized and uncivilized peoples. His bias is clear in the following: "Man in a civilized state generally turns the feet outwards, as in an uncivilized state they are invariably turned inwards" (p...
Keywords: Authors: F: Francis Mason; Titles: A
|Sketches relative to the history and theory, but more especially to the practice of dancing ... Intended as hints to the young teachers of the art of dancing. - Francis Peacock ...|
This manual begins with a discussion on the importance of dance for youth and outlines the origins of dance. Although much of the historical and theoretical text is borrowed from other dance writers--notably Giovanni-Andrea Gallini and John Weaver--the manual is important for its description of the Scotch reel and accompanying ten reel steps. Some of the steps include kemshóole (forward step), minor and double kemkóssy (setting steps), lematrást (cross springs), and curatag (turning step).
Keywords: Authors: F: Francis Peacock ; Titles: S